Journal article

Pelvic exenteration, cytoreductive surgery, and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal surface malignancy: experience and outcomes from an exenterative and peritonectomy unit

Michael P Flood, Peadar S Waters, Mikael Soucisse, Robert Ramsay, Michael Michael, Jacob J McCormick, Satish Warrier, Alexander Heriot

LANGENBECKS ARCHIVES OF SURGERY | SPRINGER | Published : 2021

Abstract

PURPOSE: Pelvic exenteration (PE) for locally advanced pelvic malignancy is well established, though high rates of morbidity and mortality exist. Such a complication profile has often deterred the surgical community from offering exenteration in combination with cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). We aimed to evaluate the perioperative outcomes following pelvic exenteration when combined with CRS and HIPEC for peritoneal surface malignancy (PSM) in a tertiary referral centre. METHODS: A review of a prospectively maintained PSM database from June 2015 to December 2020 at a tertiary referral institution was performed. Patients who underwent CRS, P..

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